Three recently washed former C&NW C40-8s lug 60 cars loaded with limestone up Proctor Hill with eventual delivery to U.S. Steel's Minntac mine at Mountain Iron, Minnesota. Lead 2112 wears CN's pri... (more)
A pair of SD60Ms head WB on the Saint Paul Sub.
A BNSF Dash 9 leads an oil train at MP 66 in Clear Lake, MN with an NS tophat trailing, the barcode unit, NS 1111, was the DPU on this train.
A close-up photo of a cold weather rail joint pull apart or a break caused by a frost heave or some other cause. Found on what remains of the DM&IR Woodbridge branch line located NE of Buhl, MN. ... (more)
ILSX 1341 at rest in the West Central AG Services grain complex in Ulen. The loco is decaled for West Central AG Services.
While perhaps not the most glamourous or breathtaking railroad photo ever but a photo of a behind the scenes piece of essential railroad equipment that's keeps the trains moving-safely and efficie... (more)
A hi-wide transformer special heads towards the Xcel Energy nuclear power plant in Monticello.
A trackmobile operated by Lake Superior Warehousing has positioned heavy duty flat cars for loading of dimensional loads at Duluth's Port Terminal. The vessel Fairlift brought eight large pieces b... (more)
BNSF yard job 110 prepares to move a special high-wide train from Duluth to Superior prior to a road crew taking it west to Montana with CP taking over there for the final move into Alberta. The l... (more)
The Empire Builder continues its eastward journey out of St. Paul along the Mississippi River. In 50 or so minutes it will make a brief stop in Red Wing. What a beautiful day to enjoy the... (more)
Double stacks from Seattle sail over the Long Prairie River on a perfect April morning.
A ballast slot train led by IC C40-8 2456 deposits rock along the new second main track on CN's former DM&IR Steelton Hill mainline as track crews prepare to open the route for traffic in October ... (more)
The northern lights flare over the lovely arches of the old Soo Line High Bridge over the St. Croix River.
The Empire Builder speeds along the River Subdivision through the signals at Blackbird East only a few minutes out of Red Wing.
The 261 Highballs south towards Minneapolis